The best shakes and keto smoothie recipes for weight loss.
Smoothies can make an awesome keto breakfast.
Because of their portability, they can also make great on-the-go keto snacks.
They’re fast to make, nutritionally dense, and filling to drink. And best of all, they taste amazing.
With the right mix of flavors, some keto smoothies can even taste like a milkshake.
But there’s one catch!!
A keto smoothie is not like your typical favorite healthy smoothie.
For one, it needs to be low in carbs and sugar. And this really forces us to be creative with our smoothie-ology.
Most smoothie recipes are loaded with fruits. And fruits by definitions are pretty much carbs and sugar, which is why most of them are off-limits on a Keto diet.
Granted, they are natural sugar but nevertheless not fit for keto.
So how do you make a tasty Keto approved smoothie that won’t spike your carb intake and kick you out of ketosis?
Thankfully, all it takes is a few ingredient swaps.
By swapping a few ingredients, you can have a tasty filling perfectly keto smoothie.
So rather than eliminating smoothies, check out these keto smoothie recipe.
Keto Matcha, Avocado Green Smoothie
If you’re looking for an energy booster and nutrient-rich smoothie recipe, look no further.
This smoothie recipe will literally knock your socks off!!!
Packed with a bunch of superfoods, this smoothie is utterly delicious.
Not to mention, a tad of bitterness from green tea is weirdly addicting. It’s one drink you find yourself making three days in a row before switching it up.
But what’s really cool about this smoothie is not its deliciousness. It’s the nutritional values that come with it.
This keto-friendly green matcha smoothie contains healthy fats, potassium, and magnesium.
All of which are essential for good health.
Just a word of caution. With a half avocado and coconut milk, this smoothie is super filling. You may want to treat it as a meal replacement than a mid-day snack.
Here’s what you to make this low-carb keto smoothie.
- 1/2 medium avocado
- 1/2 cup fresh spinach
- 1/4 cup whey protein powder
- 1/2 cup coconut milk + 1/4 cup water
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon Epic Matcha green tea powder
- 5-8 drops liquid stevia extract (or 2 tbsp Erythritol)
- 1/2 cup water
- Ice cubes
- All ingredients in a blender. Add ice to taste, and pulse until smooth.
- Pour into a glass, and enjoy!
Make: 1 serving
Nutrition Per Serving: 338 calories, 27g fat, 10g protein, 8g carbohydrate